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and three other americans and marked the first assassination of a sitting united states ambassador in almost three decades. wendell has the news from the white house. republican complaints involved more than inadequate security at the consulate. >>reporter: they accusing the administration of misleading the public for a week by suggesting the attack grew from a protest against an anti-islam film made in this country. that film triggered protests in other arab countries including in cairo earlier on september 11th. in the debate last night, republican challenger paul ryan suggested the president blamed the film for the embassy attack. in a speech at the united nations, two weeks later, he blamed them. >> he went to the u.n. and said six times talked about the youtube video. look, if we hit by terrorists we will call it for what it is: a terrorist attack. our ambassador in paris has a marine detachment regarding him. shouldn't we have one regarding our ambassador in benghazi? >> there is a marine detachment at embassy in tripoli but not the consulate where ambassador stevens was killed. >>trac
. >> when i'm president of the united states, that unemployment rate is going to come down not because people are giving up and dropping out of the workforce but because we are creating more jobs. i will create jobs and get america working again. >>reporter: governor romney took aims at president obama's plan to raise taxes on wealthy americans by $1 trillion saying that hits the small job market unduly hard and could result in 700,000 jobs simply evaporating. >>trace: we mention governor romney's second battle ground state the day. how is he tailoring the message to the different communities he is visiting? >>reporter: when he comes to st. petersburg area on the west coast of florida he will talk about medicare. it is an important issue through the entire state of florida. early today in virginia he was in coal country meeting with out of the work coal miners talking about what he sees his vision for coal versus president obama's vision. governor romney has been critical of the coal in the past but insists he is a friend and says president obama would be hostile. here is governor romn
. still, turkish lawmakers today voted to authorize cross border attacks. in the united states, secretary of state, hillary clinton, called the turkish foreign minister and pled the united states support. syria was the ally of turkey but now it is a bitter enemy after syria erupted in a bloody civil war 19 months ago, a violent revolution which human rights groups say has killed some 30,000 people. the chief fox correspondent, jonathan hunt, is like with the news. tensions are clearly still very high along that border. >>jonathan: they are. syria share as lengthy border with turkey. it is just on the syrian side of that border where the rebels are in many towns the strongest. it is across that border that many of the refugees from the civil war in syria have fled. it is a border that turkey says it has the right and more importantly, perhaps, the ability to defend. in so doing, at the moment, it has the complete support of the united states. listen. >> from our perspective, the response that turkey made was appropriate. it also was designed to strengthen the deterrent effect so these kind
. >>shepard: officials reportedly say the united states may have put too much faith in newly trained libyan security guards. catherine is live from washington, dc, with the story. what do we know of the libyan security guards? >>reporter: intelligence sources tell fox that the libyan security forces "melted away when the attack happened" and there is "confirmation the security for the consulate, some elements, were acting in concert with the terrorists." a short time ago, as to the status of the consulate, the state department is sending all questions to the f.b.i. >> all of the officials having to do with the staws of the scene in benghazi, what it was, what it is, they are now the province of the f.b.i. as they go forward with this investigation. i will send you to them on any those questions. >>reporter: as we reported, 20 days of at murder of the four americans, the f.b.i. has yet to step foot in benghazi. in other words, we have a situation in eastern libya where the mission is part of a wild west and we do not have any firm control of that. >>shepard: a lot of people are weighing in o
for the one eyed terror suspect extradicted here to the united states the we have new details from the hearing today. plus, some people are paying $5 and even up to $6 a gallon for gas! a fillup under those numbers could cost hundreds of bucks for some trucks. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>shepard: the one eyed terror suspect today pleaded not guilty for plotting to set up a terrorist training camp. in oregon. he and four others suspected terrorists arrived in the united states on saturday after they lost a legal battle to keep them in british custody. the terrorist suspect lost part of his arm in a fight against the soviets in afghanistan back if the day. they say he usually wears a hook but today he appeared in court with no hook, no nothing. a prison spokesman said they would not comment on individual inmates but in general, they remove prosthetics if they could pose a danger to anyone else. the chief fox correspondent is live outside the courthous
mourn for more americans that represent the best of the united states of america. >>shepard: governor romney says the president was not clear in the words and never actually called the murder of an act terror and questions why if the president allowed the ambassador to the united nations to appear on not one but five morning shows on sunday to insist it was a protest over the video which we heard so were. now, john robert with governor romney's campaign on the trail this afternoon in virginia and ed henry at the president's next step which is in ohio. ed, republicans are crying foul today that the president is rewriting history and they are going after the moderator. >>reporter: no doubt. republicans are saying if the president really did declare this a terror attack on 9/12 why did the administration spend the next couple of weeks suggesting it was this video, the antimuslim video, and not a terror attack. why did they do that if the president was declaring this a day after that it was a terror attack? if it was a terror attack, why did the president later that night on september 12,
.s. ambassador and three others. republicans have criticized the united states ambassador to the united nations and other officials for saying that the attack likely stemmed from a protest. according to the reporting of the "wall street journal", the c.i.a. daily intelligence updates did not rule it out until accept 22 despite officials at office of the director of national intelligence who said by september 15 a protest had nothing to do with the attack. that is the top story. ed henry is live on it. the debate tonight is supposed to be about foreign possibility and the president has been playing a lot of defense on the libya attack. >>reporter: no doubt. foreign policy was to be a slam dunk between getting osama bin laden to the fact that mitt romney has stumbles on the one big overseas trip. you can see in recent weeks this has taken a turn. our latest polling in ohio, for example, who do you trust better to handle foreign policy? the president took a dip from september to now because of the terror attack, from 53 percent to 49 percent and mitt romney going up two points. in florida, the pre
security officer in libya testified, as well. here is what he said, that the united states could not count on lib jab security forces to help with security adequately. >> the libyan temporary government was unable to extend security assets to diplomatic missions in the ways we are expecting to see around the world. we could not rely on the libyan government for security, intelligence, and law enforcement help to identify emerging threats or to ask them for assistance in mitigating threats. >>shepard: before today, he told the committee in private in a private interview, that a state department official who oversees diplomatic security wanted to keep the number of security personnel in benghazi "artificially low." today, she suggested to the committee securing diplomatic missions around the globe and a constant struggle. >> i worked closely with more than 275 facilities around the world determining the right legal of security for each one. it is intensive and ongoing evolving process that i appreciate and understand from my own time on the ground as a diplomatic security for. >>shepard: she
we don't want do have it." officials claim that the united states is not directly arming rebel fighters but the c.i.a. has reportedly sent officers to turkey in an effort to help funnel the weapons. now jennifer is at the pentagon this afternoon. this is not the first time we have concerned over jihadists in syria getting weapons. >>reporter: in fact the state department has been warning about this from the beginning. it is the qatar and saudis that were providing the weapons to the syrian opposition. >> i will just say that we have been tracking this all along. we have been discussing our concerns about extremists high, jag the operations of the syrian people. we have urged careful vetting all those things and we will continue to do so. >>reporter: another senior official said it is not exactly easy to determine whether all of this lethal material goes, which explains why the united states is toll roading carefully. some aid falls in the wrong saids and in syria the right hands today can be the wrong hands the next day. the israels have not requested that the united states be
. the global action has resulted in the toughest economic penalties in three decades on iran. the united states has targeted many of the firms including the national iranian oil companies, one of the largest crude exporters in the world. iran citizens are feeling the pain firsthand with prices at the market skyrocketing for items like meat and pruett and a local says that whatever you buy today gets more expensive tomorrow. now, a former d.e.a. liaison to the secret service, who is the founder and c.e.o. of global securities group incorporated, a risk management and counterterrorism consulting company. nice to see you, david. i searched the history books for a time when sanctions work and the books are absent on that matter. >>guest: the sanctions make the people miserable but they will not persuade ahmadinejad immediate and the rules class. the other thing, there are ways they can circumvent the sanctions. traditionally, when they have needed to raise currency, harsh, they fall back on what they have 15 for decades, the drug trade, counterfeiting, criminal activity. they use their hezbollah to
because of the storm. nasa shows hurricane sandy approaching the united states with tropical storm force winds extending almost 500 miles from the center. that is the biggest storm that ever hit the region since records have been kept. combined with high tide and a full noon and to other weather systems that the be part of this weather system and we are watching history in the making. this storm is going to come ashore sooner than we thought. it will come to sure more quickly than first forecast. with all of that if mind we have coverage with rick on the northern shore of new jersey and doug is in delaware, first, we will get to where we are and where it is going. and janice dean, what do we expect? >> a hurricane will make landfall across coastal new jersey, probably south and central jersey in the next several hours and expected between 5:00 and 6:00 p.m. eastern at 90 miles per hour hurricane. it will be a hurricane when it lands. there was a suggestion the last several days that it could combine with another system and become a super storm hybrid but now we are in agreement it will b
, as well. here is what he said, that the united states could not count on lib jab security forces to help with security adequately. >> the libya temporary seritysstoloas unable to extend ion ay are expecting to see around the world. we could not rely on the libyan government for security, inlligence, and law enforcement help to identify emerging threats or to ask them rise itin tohecotern a private interview, that a state department official who oversees diplomatic security wanted to keep the number of "aicyoty personnel in benghazi dahege the mmeecg om missions around the globe and a constant struggle. >> i worked closely with more than 275 facilities around the world determining the right it itee agogriorch o. evolving process that i appreciate and understand from my own time on the ground a a diplomatic security for. >>shepard: she testified that she has never visited lya. stdemeeld pon t ak le baorstsdhree others. the officials say they never concluded that the attack grew from a protest. never. no protest over a low-budget anti-islam video. you mayeca te unedta ss tthit onfll ple s ,
from the campaign trail coming up. iran threatening to cut off all oil exports if the united states tightens the economic sanctions against the islamic republic. it comes after the presidential candidates traded barbs over containing iran's nuclear program. >> your 401(k) taking a beating on the corner of wall and birthday with the dow down 195 pounds on weak corporate earnings reports. that is all ahead unless breaking news changes everything. this is "studio b." a sprint to the finish line with exactly two weeks to go until election day. today, the candidates fanning out to swing states across the country in an effort to grab the crucial undecided voters. president obama this morning was in florida where he unveiled a 20-page booklet called the blue print for america's future. the campaign officials say the booklet highlights the president's plan if the next four years: the economy, education, taxes and so forth. >> i ask folks compare my plan to governor romney's plan. see which plan is better for you. share it with your friends. share it with your neighbors. share it with your c
in a country where the united states is engaged right now in one of their biggest drone campaigns. authorities are now saying in yemen a gunman assassinate add security official who worked for the u.s. embassy in yemen's capital city. place during a motorcycle drive by. the pentagon confirmed that they sent in a team of 50 marines to bolster security in the middle east amid the protests against the film. a yemen officials tells fox that the killing today was likely a targeted hit from al qaeda and the arabian peninsula. but it is too early to confirm a direct link. the pentagon called the al qaeda branch there "the most dangerous offshoot of the terror group anywhere." so far this year, the united states has conducted more than 30 separate drone strikes inside the borders of yemen, a jump if ten last year. jonathan hunt is live in new york studios. what is the united states saying? >>jonathan: officials are deeply saddened by the murder of the man what worked for the embassy in yemen for something like 11 years. they also say that they condemn what they call this "vicious" murder in the strong
political bone when the united states is attacked traditionally without failure and without any waivering, the people come together around the people who are now in power so if this is case, why wouldn't they go, people, we have been attacked again, come together, stay together, fight the terrorists. >>judge napolitano: another head scratcher. the president must know some things. >>shepard: or it was an error that the white house says they don't make. >>judge napolitano: someone made a mistake and the white house thought they could get away with it and the someone in the white house thought they would cover it upcoming down at the worst possible time for the president 13 daze before the election. >>shepard: hard to figure out exactly what happened. >>judge napolitano: it is a serious issue. >>shepard: the judge mentioned 13 days to go and both candidates hitting the campaign trail. president obama started talking to voters in iowa and now he is on the way to denver and then off to los angeles for an appearance on "the tonight show," and late night in las vegas. the president will spend th
. just the beginning. the united states is outraged and secretary of state, hillary clinton has come to the microphone to say just that. the people of this town in turkey have marched on the mayor's office and said, what are we going to do? the scenes firing on our innocent people? minutes ago we got word that the turkish military has responded. quoting from reuters in ankara, turkey, they struck targets inside syria in response to the mar tar bomb that killed, now the number is five turkish civilians. the prime minister said this in a statement. we are getting developments quickly from the region. syria fired into turkey, again, killed five including a six-year old boy. now turkey has fired back into syria. the last tinge the world can take is the syrian civil war escalating into a regional conflict. it would be a far exaggeration to say that happened. who know whose was responsible for this in syria or whether it was organized or just a one rogue person doing something he should not have done. however, five people in turkey are dead. the turkish military has responded into syria. w
and suggested the united states gave his latin america counterparts cancer has won another term. a third term for the president chavez who clutched a copy of the sword of bolivar, a famous dictator in the mid-10000's. thousands commanded "viva chavez." a long time american critic won by a ten-point margin compared by 27 points in 2006 when he was accuses using the oil wells to finance the campaign and looking up votes from the poor through generous welfare reform. and now the news from our south florida newsroom. it sound like this could have been much closer but not so much. >>reporter: well, people thought it would be a close call. some of them calling it for the opposition leader. in the end, chavez won by ten points, 27 last time around. that marks quite a turn around for chavez. for the past year he has battled cancer and he has had three operations and chemotherapy. six months ago he was in a church, crying, asking the lord for more time. the recent weeks, though, he has been dancing in public, giving speaking tours around the country, and speaking for hours in the rain. a remarkable ph
them, the u.s. ambassador to libya, and united states intelligence sources are telling fox news that intercepted communications suggest that protests of the embassy in cairo may have inspired the attack in benghazi. something along the lines of, look what is happening in egypt. now, it could be a good time to strike. the fact that no terror groups claimed responsibility suggests it could have been a spur of the moment event. we are told that theory is bolstered that no militant videos have surfaced in the past five weeks since the consulate went up in flames. your sources say this may have been some sort of preemptive strike? >>reporter: two military sources say the attack on benghazi's consulate may have been preempted to drive the western presence from the city. specifically the growing c.i.a. presence. this attack on the consulate was planted on the ledge of the perimeter wall in june is described as a way to measure the u.s. response and there was no significant response. this coupled with the attacks on the red cross and an attack on the british ambassador in benghazi, afte
and heavy rain and snow are all possible in the northeast part of the united states between sunday and wednesday. an expert predicts a massive storm. one so big that folks from florida to maine and inland as ohio could feel it. wow! franken something or other. frankenstorm. rick: the billion dollar storm is very accurate right now it is category to storm across the bahamas and close to air florida area and florida will be feeling the first impact from it tonight into tomorrow. we have tropical storm warnings in affect from daytona beach to the keys and watches in effect toward parts of georgia so we are going to be dealing with the impact of strong wind and a lot of beach erosion and heavy surf from florida to the carolinas tomorrow into saturday morning. >>shepard: it is moving to the northeast. but the water is cold. rick: the water is five degreer warmer than normal but we are not talking about a tropical storm but a hybrid. the jet stream that is pulling from the west, that will combine into very similar to what we had with the perfect storm in 1991. we have pictures we can sho
, the super storm headed for the united states could turn into a weather phenomenon, tens of millions of people live in the national hurricanest tracking zone. in fact, the act number is some 66 million people. forecasters say there is quit a bit uncertainty on the path. we are told sandy could target florida, georgia, new york, new jersey, connecticut and new england. the hurricane has caused death and destruction across the caribbean. right now it is battering the bahamas and whip up surf on the east coast of florida. forecasters say it will come ashore along the eastern seaboard. right now there is no way to know where. here are the best probabilities: it could make a beeline for new york city. it is on collision course with a snowstorm coming from the west and a blast of fridge it air from the north, a potential for the weekend that is called frankenstorm created a perfect storm in 1991 and that went off the coast of new england became the subject of a book and a movie by same name of the people around here remember it like it was yesterday. they say this will be worse. there will
of the united states. if you were with us yesterday and last night, we told you what we thought was happening. we were getting reports from up and down the east coast from new england to the carolinas. put together a picture of what we thought could be the most devastating storm ever to hit the united states. today we know that is what we have. what will prove to be the most costly natural disaster in the history of this country. it has piled right in to the most densely populated area of our nation and all over the local airwaves in new york city and other metropolitan areas all over the twitter universe and authorities wonder, do we have to reassess everything that we know about the way we build, the way we allow for egress and ingress, no one thought a category one storm, but that is not the end all and be all of storms could do what this storm has done. over the next hour we will try to bring it to context and show you the maps we worked with yesterday to show you where this happened. it is new york city and down the shore of new jersey and state after state after state the disaster of 20
and the democratic president of the united states, tomorrow make no mistake the president is back out on the road, in nevada, wisconsin, on to ohio over the next couple of days. he will get back out there and mitt romney is campaigning in florida and vice president biden is in floridaed if today. both sides are getting back into the campaign and they realize they have to be careful to make sure the focus is on the storm and the aftermath with so many victims. >>shepard: thank you. the atlantic ocean is relatively calm today but it is far from normal on the jersey shore. in seaside heights the park is in ruins half submessaged in the surf. to the north across the river from midtown manhattan, a taxi braving the water crosses passes with someone roing down a street in a kayak. jonathan hunt will be live with news a few minutes and marring national guard trucks rolled through the city delivering meals and other supplies to those who were still stranded. people are still stranded in their homes with no way to get out and they are evacuating those who want to leave. now to rick down the shore. officia
in the united states. some airline experts are warning, it is not time to celebrate! that is all ahead unless breaking news changes everything. this is "studio b." first from fox at 3:00 in new york city, no more nice guy. the day after both nominees traded jokes with the charity roast in new york it is back to tough rhetoric. it is the final lap. governor romney is set to join the running mate in florida tonight, v.p. nominee, paul ryan, is already in the sunshine state and going after the president on libya. he accused president obama of stonewalling over the attack on the consulate in benghazi. he said on a radio show and i quote, "his response has been inconsistent, misleading and for more than a month later we still have more questions than answers." the president himself accused romney campaign of using libya to score political points. president obama stuck to the domestic affairs at a rally today aimed at the female vote which helped push him to victory in 2008. >> the right to make your decision about your health. the right to be treated fairly and equally in the workplace. governor r
are thrilled. >> the united states of america, the hallmark of our democracy, is universal suffrage. we are known around the globe for this. that is a ron we are admired. now, in are reasserting that view. it should not be difficult for people to vote. >>reporter: the critics hope to block the law before the election. >>trace: would do supporters say about this? >>reporter: the chairman of the republican party is disappointed but the republican governor is happy the law was upheld and the deputy secretary of state said it is a win-win for both sides. >> generally speaking, we are pleased with the court decision today, voter i.d. is still the law in pennsylvania. the judge has not ruled it to be unconstitutional although he said that it should be implemented in a different manner. because of all those things we are pleased with the ruling. >>reporter: this is a day when early voting has begun in ohio and florida. voters do need to show a voter i.d. in florida. in pennsylvania they will have to show an i.d. after this november's election. >>trace: thank you, eric, from new york. with us i
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